Jeff Pierce, Manager of Reliability, Kellogg Company
AM2013 North America
Jeff is a retired Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force and now is a disabled veteran. While in the service he visited 40 countries through 3 wars. He has worked with Bosch Automotive Group as a process engineer and Welch’s Foods and Norsk Hydro’s Automotive Group as a maintenance engineer. He is currently with Kellogg Company in Battle Creek. Jeff has averaged over 1 million dollars of cost savings every year for last 15 years and has leveraged his vendor base to forge solutions across the company network delivering even greater savings. His efforts have paved the way with TPM, 5S, changeover technologies, waste water management solutions, proactive maintenance equipment life cycle and productivity improvements at every facility he has been employed.